Today’s article we will share you important information about Flonase dosage for sinus infection. Flonase is a kind of nasal spray which contains fluticasone. This nasal spray is used to treat sneezing, nasal congestion, watery or itchy eyes and runny nose that are caused by year-round or seasonal allergies. It can be used in adults and children who are more than 4 years old. You can buy it even without doctor’s prescription. Before we jump to the dosage, let’s take a look an overview about Flonase nasal spray first.
Before you use Flonase, you should tell your doctor if you have cataracts or glaucoma, diabetes, liver disease, tuberculosis, herpes simplex virus and the other infections and ulcers or sores inside your nose. It is also important to let her or him know whether you have recent surgery on your nose or injury. It takes several days after using Flonase nasal spray to see whether your symptoms slowly gone or not.
One thing you should remember, there is no safety guarantee whether Flonase nasal spray can be taken for unborn baby. You must visit the doctor before you use Flonase nasal spray to ask advice when you are pregnant or have a plan to be pregnant. It is also still unknown whether this spray can pass into breast milk. That’s why if you are breast-feeding a baby, don’t forget to ask advice from a doctor before taking this kind of medicine.
The right dosage
The best dosage for adults is 2 sprays in each nostril per day. It contains about 50 mcg of fluticasone propionate in each spray. It applies the same of total daily dose which is 1 spray for each nostril twice daily. The maximum total of the daily doses shouldn’t be more than 2 sprays for each nostril.
For young adults and children (4 years and older)
The best dosage for young adults and children who are 4 years old and older is 1 spray in each nostril once per day. It means the total daily dose is 100 mcg. Patients who don’t have any responds to 1 spray may take 2 in each nostril per day. It means around 200 mcg for the total daily dose. Once the patient feels something different, the dosage should be reduced to 1 spray in each nostril per day. The maximum total of the daily doses shouldn’t be more than 2 sprays for each nostril per day since there is no prove that more Flonase dosage for sinus infection can cure sinuses effectively.